This category on the Stories From a Scottish Island website highlights the work and creativity of those people on Arran who are active in the arts and crafts field.
Japanese Design & Arran Potter Simon Thorburn Can there be anything more hypnotic than watching a potter at work at the potter’s wheel? Simon Thorburn has been working as a potter since the 1980’s on Arran. His work is known around the world. Not only due to his incredible artistry, but also the phenomenal interest
Business, Human Rights and Suzanne Vega Fred Shortland lives in Lochranza, one of the most beautiful parts of the island of Arran. Having visited the Holy Isle just off Arran, Fred and his wife then looked at Arran as a potential place to retire. Although “retired” Fred is still very busy with his business which he
Interview With Heather MacLeod of Whiting Bay Having known Heather for a long time, interviewing her was just really having a chat with an old friend. Heather is well known on the island for her beautiful artwork which you can view below. As well as keeping busy with her incredible artistic creations, Heather also teaches